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Shooutout in Azerbaijani military unit - one soldier of other seven survives - UPDATE

22 February 2011 [10:43] - TODAY.AZ
One of the soldiers, Musazadeh Kamran (Sumgayit city Military Commissariat), who was on duty during the incident, has remained alive, a military source told Trend.

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Feb. 21

13:17

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry and the country’s Military Prosecutor Office have issued a joint statement in connection with the incident in a military unit.

Seven Azerbaijani servicemen were killed at an incident in the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry’s military unit in the Murovdag Mountain at 09:00 on Feb.20. The Military Prosecutor’s Office and Defense Ministry’s officials are investigating the fact at the scene. The criminal case has been filed.

As a result of the incident 19 year old Naib Guliyev (Beylagan Region Military Commissariat), 20 year old Javid Javadzade (Mingachevir Region Military Commissariat), 20 year old Nurlan Suanverdiyev (Agdam Region Military Commissariat), 19 year old Ramazan Khojberov (Balakan Region Military Commissariat), 20 year old Afgan Karimov (Balakan Region Military Commissariat), 19 year old Ahmad Huseynov (Agjabadi Region Military Commissariat ), 20 year old Zakir Guliyev (Yasamal District Military Commissariat) were killed.

Murovdag is located roughly 430 km west from Baku.

An investigation group has been created, and its being led by the Azerbaijani Deputy Military Prosecutor Shafahat Imranov in connection with the fact, the Azerbaijani Military Prosecutor’s Office told Trend.

The investigation group includes investigators on serious matters of the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Military Prosecutor’s Office, prosecutor-criminalist and employees of the Ganja Region Military Prosecutor’s Office.

"A joint operational investigation group is taking all necessary measures to clarify the reasons and circumstances of the incident. The public will be informed about the comprehensive and fair investigation of the crime, revealing the perpetrators of the incident and institution of criminal proceedings against them, as well as other measures provided by law," the joint statement says.

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11:27


Seven Azerbaijani servicemen were killed at an incident in the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry’s military unit in the Murovdag Mountain. A soldier shot his fellow soldiers at 09:00 on Feb.20, a military source told Trend.

The Prosecutor’s Office’s officials iare investigating the fact at the scene. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry has not yet issued official information over the case.


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